NHRA Driver
Morgan Lucas
Lucas
  • Date of birth:
    November 27, 1983
  • Hometown:
    Upland, Calif.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    GEICO Powersports/Lucas Oil dragster
  • Crew Chief:
    Aaron Brooks/Rod Centorbi
  • Career Wins: 22
    TF: 11 TAD: 11
  • Career Final Rounds: 32
    TF: 18 TAD: 14
  • Career Best E.T.:
    3.729
  • Career Best Speed:
    330.96
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Raced to victories at Seattle and Charlotte 2; Earned three No. 1 qualifying positions; Qualified for the Countdown to the Championship for a fifth consecutive
    season; Finished a career-best fourth in Mello Yello Series
  • 2012: Raced to victories at Gainesville, Houston and Brainerd; *led points standings for the first time in his career; earned a personal-best four No. 1 qualifying positions; recorded career-bests for time and speed
  • 2011: Won season-opening Pomona 1; Earned fourth Full Throttle Series top 10 points finish; Qualified a season-best fifth at Norwalk and Pomona 2; Led the Top Fuel points standings
    for first time in career after Pomona 1 victory
  • 2010: Finished season strong with impressive semifinal showing at Pomona 2; Advanced to the Countdown playoffs for the second consecutive season;Posted his third Full Throttle Series top 10 finish; Posted career-best speed
  • 2009: Earned his first career win after more than 100 career starts (at Atlanta); Earned second and third career wins (at Brainerd, Memphis); Finished in the top 10 for just the second time in his career (2005); Earned the third and fourth No. 1 qualifiers of his career and first since 2005
  • 2008: Raced to semifinal finishes at Pomona 1, Chicago and Richmond
  • 2007: Posted four semifinal finishes for 15th in the NHRA POWERade Series point standings
  • 2006: Raced to five semifinal finishes, including season-opening Winternationals; Maintained a position in the POWERade Top 10 for most of the season; Qualified a season-best fourth at ACDelco Gatornationals
  • 2005: Raced to three runner-up finishes; Posted two No. 1 qualifying positions; Recorded career-best performances for time and speed; Posted a career-best POWERade points finish
  • 2004: Posted two runner-up finishes to close season (Las Vegas 2 and Pomona 2); Clocked career-best performances in time and speed; Competed in both Top Fuel and Top Alcohol Dragster; Finished eighth in Top Alcohol Dragster national points and third in Div. 7 points; Earned four national event victories and one divisional event win in Top Alcohol Dragster
  • 2003: Finished second in the Top Alcohol Dragster national points standings; Won Division 7 Lucas Oil Series Championship; Won four national events including the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals; Won two Lucas Oil divisional events; Earned six low qualifier awards
  • 2002: Finished second in the Division 7 Lucas Oil Series in Top Alcohol Dragster; Won two national events and one Lucas Oil event; Earned five low qualifier awards; Ranked 18th in the national points standings

Personal
  • Wife: Katie 
  • Height/weight: 6´2´´, 170 lbs.
  • Notable: Selected in Aug. ’04 to replace the late Darrell Russell as driver of Joe Amato’s Top Fuel dragster after having won four TAD races earlier that season; Raced in Super Comp from ’00 to ’02 before switching to Top Alcohol Dragster in ’02; In 2003, was the Div. 7 Top Alcohol Dragster champion, winning two divisional and four national events; Finished second in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol Dragster points standings; JEGS Allstars Top Alcohol Dragster champion; Earned top qualifying honors at two divisional events and four national events; Won prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals; In 2002, won two national events in Top Alcohol Dragster, including Pomona 2; Mother (Charlotte) races in Super Comp; Father (Forrest) owns Lucas Oil Products, a prominent sponsor in NHRA Championship Drag Racing as well as other auto racing circuits

 
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